The Grady County Wildlife Management Area encompasses 1,036 acres located about 4 ½ miles east of Rush Springs, Oklahoma in Grady County. This WMA is about equally divided between two non-contiguous tracts with an additional 33 acre non-contiguous tract located between the other two. The area is characterized by open uplands bisected by wooded draws and creeks typical of the interspersed postoak-blackjack oak and tall grass prairie habitat types.
Game Species of Interest:
- Quail: Present but in low numbers
- Turkey: Rio Grande turkey are transient through the area.
- Deer: White-tailed deer inhabit the area.
- Rabbit: Cottontail rabbits inhabit the area.
- Furbearers: Coyote, bobcat, raccoon and other common furbearers inhabit the area.
- Dove: Some local doves are occasionally present.
- Waterfowl: Various species of waterfowl may occasionally utilize the small ponds located on the wma.
Description of Fish and Wildlife Management Practices:
Prescribed fire and periodic grazing may be utilized to enhance wildlife habitat.
Camping and Facilities:
Limited fishing opportunity exists. Most ponds located on the wma are small enough to cast a lure clear across.